Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) March 26, 2012
Anthony F. Della Pelle, Esq., CRE, of McKirdy & Riskin, P.A. has been selected as the New Jersey member of the Owners’ Counsel of America, a nationwide network of experienced eminent domain attorneys who are dedicated to the defense of private property ownership. Mr. Della Pelle succeeds his partner, Edward D. McKirdy, Esq., who previously served as the New Jersey member-attorney of Owners’ Counsel, devoted to representing landowners throughout the state.
“I am extremely honored to be elected as the New Jersey representative of Owners’ Counsel. Its members are recognized nationally as leading property rights attorneys, and I look forward to working with them and collaborating in order to provide my clients with the best legal representation possible,” said Della Pelle.
Mr. Della Pelle concentrates his practice in the areas of eminent domain, redevelopment and real estate tax appeals. He is a designated member of The Counselors of Real Estate®, an international organization of real estate practitioners who are recognized as the leading advisors in complex real property matters. Mr. Della Pelle is among the fewer than 50 practicing attorneys who hold a CRE® designation. He holds Martindale-Hubbell’s® highest rating, AV Preeminent, and has been selected as a “New Jersey Super Lawyer” by New Jersey Monthly Magazine since its inception. This year, Mr. Della Pelle was recognized as one of New Jersey’s Top 10 attorneys in the New Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine.
Throughout his extensive career, Mr. Della Pelle has tried numerous contested condemnation matters before both juries and commissioners and has secured several multimillion dollar awards for his clients. He is Board Certified as a Civil Trial Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey and has been appointed as an expert in real estate valuation matters by the Superior Court of New Jersey. He served as a member of Governor Chris Christie’s transition team following his 2009 election, was appointed by the Governor as a Commissioner of the New Jersey Public Broadcasting Authority and serves as an officer of the New Jersey Hall of Fame Foundation and the Franklin & Marshall College Alumni Association Board of Directors.
In addition to his legal practice and leadership positions, Mr. Della Pelle lectures frequently in New Jersey and nationally on topics relating to eminent domain, redevelopment and real estate tax appeals. He appears regularly on national television, where he provides commentary on eminent domain and property rights issues around the country. He authors the New Jersey Condemnation Law Blog, http://www.njcondemnationlaw.com, and the New Jersey Property Tax Law Blog, http://www.realestatetaxappealsnj.com. He has also served as a member of the faculty of the New Jersey Association of Realtor’s Graduate Realtor Institute since 1989. Mr. Della Pelle lives in Morris Township, New Jersey with his wife and three children.
ABOUT OWNERS' COUNSEL OF AMERICA:
The Owners’ Counsel of America, http://www.ownerscounsel.com, is a nationwide network of experienced eminent domain attorneys dedicated to protecting the rights of private property owners large and small, locally and nationally, and to advancing the cause of property rights. The lawyers affiliated with Owners’ Counsel are in private practice in nearly every state and represent property owners against federal, state, and local governments, utilities, redevelopment authorities and other entities that may be armed with eminent domain power.